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Red Green Show, The

1 9 9 1 - 2 0 0 6 (Canada) 305 x 25 minute episodes "I am a man, but I can change, if I have to,...

Don Messer’s Jubilee

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 9 (Canada) Don Messer's Jubilee appeared on Canadian television in the same time slot for almost an entire...

Flappers

1 9 7 9 (Canada) 13 x 30 minute episodes This home-grown sitcom from CBC-TV was set in a Montreal nightclub called Le Club in 1927 -...

You Can’t Do That on Television

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 9 0 (Canada) 144 x 30 minute episodes This sketch show was geared to children and had amateur young actors...

Huckleberry Finn and His Friends

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 0 (Canada/West Germany) 26 x 60 minute episodes Arguably the best screen adaptation of Mark Twain's stories, this Canadian/West...

Starlost, The

1 9 7 3 (Canada) 16 x 60 minute episodes This low-budget Canadian obscurity was seemingly produced with the money left over from Doctor Who. Nevertheless, the...

Kids in the Hall, The

1 9 8 8 - 1 9 9 5 (Canada) 112 x 25 minute episodes This ground-breaking, subversive Canadian comedy series featured an outstanding team (Dave...

Welcome to Paradox

1 9 9 8 (Canada) 13 x 45 minute episodes A big-budget Canadian science fiction anthology series that looked to the future and warned, “Be careful what...

Traders

1 9 9 6 - 2 0 0 0 (Canada) 83 x 60 minute episodes Overcooked drama about romance and backstabbing at Gardner/Ross, a powerful investment house...

La Femme Nikita

1 9 9 7 - 2 0 0 1 (Canada) 96 x 60 minute episodes The Spider Web, a massive computer control room, is the centre of...

Cannibal Girls (1973)

This Canadian-produced horror spoof by future SCTV stars starts when a young couple, Clifford (Eugene Levy) and his girlfriend Gloria (Andrea Martin,) experience car trouble and...

Adventures of Sinbad, The

1 9 9 6 - 1 9 9 8 (Canada) 42 x 60 minute episodes In this over-the-top fantasy, loosely based on Arabian Nights, Sinbad (Zen Gesner) was...

Wojeck

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 8 (Canada) 18 x 60 minute episodes This hour length landmark drama from the Candian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) focused...

Campbells, The

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 9 0 (Canada/UK) 100 x 30 minute episodes In the early 1800s, widowed Doctor James Campbell (Malcolm Stoddard) is wrongfully...

Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane, The (1976)

Rynn Jacobs (Jodie Foster) is a pretty thirteen-year-old girl who lives in a secluded house that she and her poet father have rented in...

Seaway

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (Canada) 30 x 60 minute episodes Made in Canada by England's ITC television company, this short-lived drama series...

Last Night (1998)

Last Night is perhaps the quietest of all films about the end of the world, offering a naturalistic study of behaviour and relationships in...

Killer Party (1986)

It's April Fool's Day and the sisters of Sigma Alpha Pi have found the perfect place to throw a party: the abandoned Delta Sigma...

Police Surgeon/Dr Simon Locke

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 5 (Canada) 95 x 30 minute episodes Originally broadcast under the title Dr Simon Locke, this Canadian drama series featured...

Check It Out!

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 8 (Canada) 66 x 30 minute episodes This dire Canadian sitcom starred Don Adams - best known as either...

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Pallisers, The

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 5 (UK) 26 x 50 minute episodes A Forsyte Saga imitation - complete with Susan Hampshire as flighty Lady Glencora - The...

Opal

Opal was formed by two of the leading lights of LA's paisley underground scene - former Rain Parade guitarist David Roback and ex-Dream Syndicate...

Matt Finish

Matt Finish's inaugural album Short Note (1981) is widely regarded as an all-time Australian classic and continues to sell to this day. The title track has...

Butterfield Blues Band, The

Singer and harmonica player Paul Butterfield headed up his Chicago-based Blues Band, accompanied by ace guitarist Mike Bloomfield. They recorded their first album for...

Dusty Springfield Show, The/Dusty

1 9 6 6  - 1 9 6 9 (UK) 27 x 25 minute shows During 1966, Dusty Springfield provided a six-show BBC TV series. Dudley Moore...

Never Say Die

1 9 7 0 (UK) 6 x 25 minute episodes This Yorkshire Television comedy was set in the Emmott Robinson Ward of the Victoria Memorial Hospital and...

Weather Prophets, The

This Velvet Underground-inflected London band formed in 1985 around Pete Astor (vocals & guitar) and Dave Morgan (drums), who were joined by Oisin Little...

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

Jalacy J. Hawkins was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1929. He spent his early years in an orphanage before enrolling at high school to study...
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